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AP Eye Health

Some Metro cars still lack protections for visually impaired

Metro has pushed back its timeline for retrofitting some of its rail cars with safety barriers meant to protect the visually impaired from falling into gaps between trains
Published: 06/25/17
Pittsburgh a force behind hockey programs for the blind

Pittsburgh a force behind hockey programs for the blind

The campers stepped into the UPMC Lemieux Sports Complex in Cranberry, firing questions, including "Are we on the ice?"
Published: 06/24/17
Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease in seniors

Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease in seniors

An experimental drug is showing promise against an untreatable eye disease that blinds older adults _ and intriguingly, it seems to work in patients who carry a particular gene flaw that fuels the damage to their vision
Published: 06/22/17
Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease in seniors

Drug shows promise against vision-robbing disease in seniors

An experimental drug is showing promise against an untreatable eye disease that blinds older adults _ and intriguingly, it seems to work in patients who carry a particular gene flaw that fuels the damage to their vision
Published: 06/21/17

Kansas Army veteran faked blindness to get federal benefits

An Army veteran from Reno County has admitted he pretended to be blind in order to receive more than $70,000 in benefits
Published: 06/15/17

Akron Zoo primate receives cataract surgery

Ohio zoo officials say their female golden lion tamarin monkey has received cataract surgery, considered the first of its kind for such a small animal
Published: 06/14/17

Tech grant to help visually impaired children

A nonprofit group has received a $300,000 grant from the New Hampshire Department of Education to expand technology and teacher training for visually impaired children
Updated one month ago